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Vocalists to be featured Saturday


Samantha Connell and Lauren Faber, Westminster College vocalists, will perform at WaterFire Sharon on Saturday. They will perform duets "Dome Epais" from the opera "Lakme" and "Belle Nuit" from "The Tales of Hoffmann." For information, visit

Club to celebrate centennial


The Four Square Club, 2298 S. Schenley Ave., will host its centennial celebration Sunday. The gathering will take place at 10:30 a.m. followed by a formal presentation at 11. A meal will be offered. Contact Sara Deascentis at 330-758-6203 or with questions.

Baby Boutique will take place Sept. 22


Boardman Park will host its Semi-Annual Baby Bargain Boutique from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 22. Admission is free with a non-perishable food item donation for a local food bank.

For those who have items to sell, reservations for table rentals will take place Wednesday for Boardman residents and opening up to all nonresidents Thursday. Table reservations can be made at the park office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by calling 330-726-8105, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Indoor and outdoor spots available for Boardman residents, $30 for a pavilion table or $25 for outside table; and nonresidents, $35 for pavilion table or $30 for outside table. The event will take place rain or shine. Outside spots must take their own table or rent one from the park at $7 each and may use a pop-up tent. For information, call Karen at 330-965-0482, visit or call the park office at 330-726-8107.

Local student is elected to office


A Poland Seminary High School student, Jacob Snyder, was nominated to the office of chief justice of the Supreme Court for Buckeye Boys State which took place this summer at Miami University.

American legion Buckeye Boys State is a seven-day program focused on the workings of city, county and state government, civic engagement and leadership development usually conducted by the American Legion Department of Ohio at Miami University. Jacob was captain of the golf team, treasurer for student council, and youth leader at Poland Presbyterian Church. He was sponsored to attend the American Legion Buckeye Boys State Program by American Legion Post 737.

Roundtable will meet Thursday


The Dorothy Day House, 620 Belmont Ave., will host its roundtable discussion at 7 p.m. Thursday. The presenter will be Sister Anne Victory, education director of the Cleveland Collaborative to End Human Trafficking.

The roundtable is open to the community and all are welcome to participate. For information, call 330-301-8698.

Organization needs volunteers


Bunnies in Baskets, an F5RS 501(c)(3) no-kill rescue and sanctuary, needs volunteers from noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 25 to make items to sell to raise funds for the organization. Supplies will be provided.

The event will take place at the Old School Market Place, 11836 South Ave., building E in the basement. For information, email; visit; or visit

Library to host 'Go Wild in the Park'


Salem Public Library will host its "Go Wild in the Park" program at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at Waterworth Memorial Park, Pavilion 9, off E. Eighth St. Emily Ellsworth from Pure Pet Store, will discuss the difference between frogs and toads. Registration is required and may be done online at or by calling the library at 330-332-0042.

Butler seeks docents


The Butler Institute of American Art is offering classes for new docents.

Docents are trained museum volunteers who offer teaching, understanding and appreciation of art through guided tours of the permanent collection.

No previous museum experience is necessary, but a willingness to participate and commitment to study the museum collection are.

Classes will begin in mid-September and run through mid-April.

For additional information, contact education director Joyce Mistovich at 330-743-1107, ext. 1101.

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